The Church News for 10 July 2022
The Church News for 10 July 2022 is distributed by the Grace Missionary Church Office.
Have a blessed week ahead.
BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES
Below is a list of our members and adherents who will be celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during the coming week. If you are also celebrating your special date during this period and your name is not listed, please visit our “Birthdays / Anniversaries” page to update your information.
Diana & Linley Reynolds – Anniversary
Carol & Leroy Blake – Anniversary
Mardell & Durant Hyatt – Anniversary
Alessandra Abel (o/s)
Andrea Bradshaw (o/s)
Tanika Roberts (o/s)
Jhada Marie Graham
Sheryl Mills-Harvey (o/s)
Millicent Morris (o/s)
Michelle & Gresford Dinald – Anniversary
Donahue Martin Jr.
Olga Shaw (o/s)
Prayer Meeting and Bible Studies
We meet for our weekly Prayer Meeting session every Wednesday starting at 7:00 PM on ZOOM. This is followed by our Bible Study at 8:00 PM on ZOOM and YouTube. The presenter will be our own Reverend Mark Dawes and his focus continues on “Creation“.
Grace Youth Ministries (GYM) Meeting
The Youth Department meets each Friday at 7:30 PM via ZOOM. So please contact Sister Dionne Richards for the Link and join us.
Welcome back to Sunday School at GMC! In-person Sunday School classes for all age groups resumed on June 5, 2022, from 8:00 – 8:55 AM.
(However, Covid containment protocols will be observed- Wearing of masks, Sanitization)
Prayer, Praise and Testimonies
We have “Prayer, Praise and Testimonies” sessions on the last Sunday of each month @ 7:00 PM via ZOOM. Please join us for a time of fellowship and Spiritual renewal on the platform.
We transmit our Worship Services from the Sanctuary each Sunday at 9:00 AM via ZOOM and stream on our YouTube Channel. The Speaker for this Sunday is Reverend Mark Dawes.
We welcome your feedback regarding our Bible Studies and Sunday Services. Your comments will help us to grow and serve you better. So call or email the office or any of the Elders or Deacons. You may also email us via our website at firstname.lastname@example.org. We greatly appreciate your feedback.
Membership and Baptism
We ask anyone desirous of Baptism or Membership, please indicate your interest to the Church Office or speak directly with Reverend Mark Dawes.
GMC Connect Card
The GMC Connect Card is available on our Membership Page and from members of our Team of Ushers. We invite you to complete and submit the card to help us to get to know you better. This will help us to provide the spiritual support you may need from time to time.
Brother Frank Lopez, a longstanding member of Grace Missionary Church passed away in Canada last Sunday, July 3, 2022. His funeral arrangements will be shared as soon as they become available. Also, please remember his family in prayer during these days.
A number of members of our Church family have also experienced recent losses in their own families and are in need of our prayers for God’s strength, comfort, and peace at this time. Funeral arrangements will be shared when available:
- Brother Astley Hall’s brother died on June 25, 2022.
- Brother Desmond Bennett’s mother passed on July 5, 2022.
- Deacon Thelora Reynolds lost a brother-in-law in the United States.
- Elder Donald Blake’s daughter Tricia has lost her father-in-law in the UK.
So let us encourage and pray for our brethren as they work through their grief and loss even now.
We also continue in prayer for our brethren who are hospitalized or recovering from surgery:
- Rev. Garnett Roper
- Sis Yvonne Wright
- Bro. Cordell Rattray
- Elder Mary Clarke
Sister Andrea Kennedy has sent the following message to the GMC Family:
“Words cannot express our sincere appreciation to the Grace Missionary Church Family for your many words of comfort, calls, prayers, and gifts of kindness and the love and support shown to our family in our time of bereavement. Once again thank you all“.
From: Andrea, Andrew, Jhanelle, and Anecia.
The MCAJ invites the participation and support of Grace Missionary Church in the following events.
|Date: Online Week of Prayer and Prayer Walk||Date: Weekend Crusade|
|August 21 – 28, 2022||August 26-28, 2022|
Additional information will be provided as the dates approach. So please continue to pray for the success of these ministry initiatives.
Please continue to pray for God’s healing touch for our members who are at this time recuperating. Also, please remember to pray for the “Sick and Shut-Ins“, as well as those classified as vulnerable. In addition, remember to stay in touch with each other during our time of isolation and separation.
Resumption of Church Activities
With the rescinding of the DRMA COVID-19 Containment Measures, plans are being made for a gradual resumption of other ministry activities in ‘face-to-face’ mode’. These will be guided by the Enforcement Measures under the Public Health Act. We will provide additional details as soon as we finalize the arrangements.
We continue to observe the following protocols for your safety and comfort:
- Hand Washing and Sanitization.
- Mask Wearing in enclosed spaces (highly recommended, but not mandated).
- Maintaining Physical distance (highly recommended, but not mandated).
- Remaining at home if you are feeling unwell.
Also, please remember to pay very close attention to the periodic updates and advisories issued by the Health Authorities.
Please remember to call and pray with one another. Also, keep safe, practice social distancing, wash hands, and clean surfaces regularly.
In addition, remember to wear your masks, sanitize, and maintain 6 feet physical distance. Also, let us keep in touch and encourage each other, especially during these very challenging times.